Douglas County NE Information


Douglas County Subdivisions

Douglas County NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 564,242
Daytime Population: Workers 338,551
Daytime Population: Residents 279,573
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 618,124
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.10
Population in Households 551,686
Population in Familes 427,849
Population in Group Qrtrs 12,556
Population Density2 1,718
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $57,462
Average Household Income $80,462
Per Capita Income $31,672


Total Housing Units 236,677 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 134,061 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 86,154 (36.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 16,462 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $162,638
Average Home Value $207,959


Total Households 220,215
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 134,424
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.21% 1.12%
Households 1.17% 1.11%
Families 0.94% 0.97%
Median Household Income   3.11%
Per Capita Income   2.48%


Douglas County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Douglas County to the other 93 counties and county equivalents in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1 100th
Population Density # 1 100th
Diversity Index # 7 94th
Median Household Income # 10 90th
Per Capita Income # 7 94th

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